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  CRESCO - Meet Ed Fontes and Loren Lienhard. Both are veterans of the United States Army and members of the Freedom Rock Committee.  This week’s gun salute is to the Vietnam War, as it is known around the world, but is known as the ‘American War’ in Vietnam.  The Vietnam War is the longest war in...
  Cresco - It is hard to believe, but school is out and that means the Mighty Howard County Fair, June 20-24, is just around the corner. Now is the time to start thinking about entering some of the fun contests taking place. They include food, drink, creativity and other categories and can be found...
  Chester - Milestones are an important part of any aspect of life, and the City of Chester is celebrating a milestone this year . . . being in existence since 1858! The community and Partners in Progress are ramping up the annual Old Settlers Day! This year, an extra day is being added to double...
  CRESCO - Notre Dame Parish presents a teaching and exposition of Sacred Relics on Thursday, June 7 at 7 p.m. Father Carlos Martins of the Companions of the Cross will teach about these holy objects. He will bring with him over 150 relics, some as old as 2,000 years.  Among the treasures will be...
  Howard County - Unofficial results of the June 5 primary election in Howard County will become official after canvasing of the votes on Monday, June 11. As it stands now, results for the local election, which determines who will be on the ballot in November, will be canvased at the Monday, June...
  Cresco - There is no excuse for someone being bored this weekend with all that is going on in the area! For three days, June 1-3, the first-in-the-area Sniff n Splash event is taking place at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Riceville is having its 38th annual Ag Day on Friday, June 1. On Saturday...
  Noah Joseph, a first grade student at Crestwood elementary, has proven being visually impaired doesn’t hold him down.  His teacher, Becca Ornter said, “He has loved painting this whole semester and really enjoyed creating this piece ‘Circles of Color’ in class. He is always making artwork as ‘...
  Cresco - Ken Becker, a charter member of the Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation, has rendered his resignation as secretary for 19 years but is staying on as a board member. For his efforts, the board is honoring him at a coffee on Monday, June 4, at 10 a.m. It is being held at CUSB’s Grange Hall...
  Cresco - Notre Dame Parish presents a teaching and exposition of Sacred Relics on Thursday, June 7 at 7 p.m. Father Carlos Martins of the Companions of the Cross will be here with his very special ministry to teach about these holy objects.  He will bring with him over 150 relics, some as old as...
  CRESCO - Meet Mike Bigley and Harold Huhe. Bigley is the Commander of American Legion Post 597 in Elma, and Huhe is a member of American Legion Post 135 and VFW Post 4561 in Cresco. Both are Freedom Rock members. This week’s gun salute is to commemorate the Civil War. Although the war took place...

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